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Democrats Say GOP Isn’t Diverse. Meet Six Black Republican Women Running for Congress.

Once again, Democrats get it wrong. These ladies are awesome.

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Time and time again conservatives have heard the charge by liberals that the GOP isn’t diverse enough, that the vast majority of office holders and candidates are older white men. The insinuation, of course, is that the Republican Party is somehow racist or exclusionary to minorities.

Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth, as is demonstrated by the six black women who are running for Congress in the November midterm elections.

Here’s a brief introduction to these extraordinary ladies.

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Mia Love — Running for Reeelection in Utah’s 4th District

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Running for reelection, Mia Love, made history when she became the first Black female Republican elected to Congress and the first Haitian American elected to Congress from the state of Utah in 2015. Prior to that she served as mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah from 2010-2014. She defeated her Democratic opponent Doug Owens twice in 2014 and 2016 to win her second term. The Hill reported that her challenger Democrat Ben McAdams is leading her in the polls by six points as of October 2018.

Aja Smith — Running for California’s 41st District

Aja Smith grew up in Moreno Valley, Calif., raised by both her mother and grandmother who worked long hours as nurses, providing for her and ensuring she had every opportunity that her peers had, according to Smith. Both of Aja’s grandparents served in the U.S. Military. Her grandfather was a veteran of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Her great uncle was a Tuskegee Airman pilot. In 2002, Smith joined the United States Air Force Reserve. In 2007, she was deployed to Qatar and stationed at Al-Udeid Air Force Base during Operation Enduring Freedom. If elected, Smith would become the first African-American female Republican to serve in Congress from California.

Virginia Fuller — Running for Florida’s 5th District

Virginia Fuller, a registered nurse by trade immigrated to the United States in 1976, gaining her citizenship in 2000. For nearly 38 years she’s lived in California, but now a happily transplanted Floridian for the last two years, according to Fuller. In 1989, she established and operated two pediatric care facilities. One was a 24-hour Emergency Shelter Home for abused and neglected children located in Oakland, Calif. The other was an Extended Nursing Care Facility in Richmond, Calif. licensed by the State Health Department.

Liz Matory — Running for Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District

Liz Matory is a small business owner and author of ‘Born Again Republican,’ the book about what she learned after leaving the Democrat Party, connecting with voters as an independent and discovering that she is a conservative. Matory has said that she is on a mission to encourage more people to learn the truth about the democrat’s agenda to diminish the Republic and degrade the power of the voters through partisan gerrymandering. After running for Congress in 2016, she became very active in party building efforts across the state with the Maryland Federation of Republican Women and the Maryland Republican Party.

Jineea Butler — Running for New York’s 13th Congressional District

Jineea Butler, from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a social worker in her day job and who has a true heart for her community. Butler started a company called the Social Services of Hip Hop, a music program she introduced to New York City schools. She also created the Hip Hop Union nine years ago, claiming it has had both a nation and international impact.

Charlotte Bergmann — Running for Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District

Bermann was born and raised in the historic city of Memphis, Tennessee and describes herself as a devout follower of Jesus Christ. She formerly worked for FedEx, where she retired in 2000. During her time with the company she worked as a Technology Project Manager. She now owns and operates a small family business. One of the things she plans on doing if she gets sent to Congress is to push legislation that will insure healthcare is affordable and is the responsibility of patients and their doctors without intervention from the government. She also stated she is a proud supporter of President Donald Trump.

The next time the left tries to say the GOP isn’t diverse, pull this out and show them that’s simply not the truth.

Source: Ebony

 

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Trouble In Paradise? Ilhan Omar Just Got Super Bad News About Her District

Uh, oh Spaghetti-Os!

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No one’s favorite congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, who has earned a reputation as an anti-Semite for her negative comments toward Israel and Jewish people, just got some very bad news about her district. According to a new report from financial website, 24/7 Wall Street, Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District is the worst congressional district in the entire country for black people. Uh oh. That’s not going to look too good on the progressive candidate checklist, is it? via TheBlaze: Researchers studied several key metrics using data from the U.S. Census Bureau: cost of living-adjusted median household income, unemployment and poverty rates, educational attainment, and homeownership rates. The data showed that Omar’s district has the greatest socioeconomic disparities between black and white Americans of any congressional district in the U.S. “Black area residents are about four times more likely to live below the poverty line than white residents and three times more likely to be unemployed. Disparate outcomes along racial lines in the district are largely the legacy of historic racism,” the study said. “Minneapolis is one of several Midwestern cities that enacted restrictive housing covenants and exclusionary zoning policies in the early 20th century. These policies impact residential patterns to this day.” Here’s the real kicker that’ll send liberals into hysterics. Each of the five worst districts for black Americans is represented by a Democrat. It actually gets worse than that. As it turns out, 25 out of 30 the worst congressional districts for blacks are run by liberals. Ouch. That pretty much explodes the narrative that Democrats are the party of the poor and marginalized, doesn’t it? Adding insult to injury, the vast majority of the nation’s most segregated cities are located within these districts. So, tell us again, Mr. Liberal, why in the world would we want you to…

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Mayor Gets Pulverized After Posting Ridiculously Thoughtless Tweet In Wake Of Portland Violence

Oh look. Nero playing the fiddle why Rome burns.

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Just hours after violent rioting exploded in the city of Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler posted the most oblivious photograph ever to the Internet, featuring him and his wife, peacefully strolling through the city hand-in-hand as if nothing is going down in his burned out burg. This has led to massive pushback from folks all across the political spectrum, with many calling for Wheeler to step down from office. Honestly, that might not be a bad idea, seeing as how he’s done nothing to put radical left-wing group Antifa in check. via Daily Wire: https://twitter.com/tedwheeler/status/1163209418487394305 “Saturdays in Portland,” however, are a lot different. The day before Mayor Ted Wheeler’s post, Antifa activists targeted journalists and went after protesters, some of whom were members of the right-wing Proud Boys. Below is some of the ugly footage posted by journalist and Quilette editor Andy Ngo and others which has been conveniently ignored by Mr. Wheeler: https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162833952190582785 https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162901699318517761 https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162828409367515139 https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162844384141832192 The tweet from Mayor Wheeler, unsurprisingly, was ripped online for its oblivious nature. Twitter users, some claiming to live in Portland, pointed to the violent protesting in the city and Portland’s severe homelessness crisis. According to Portland Monthly, 2018 figures estimated 14,476 homeless people reside in the city. https://twitter.com/JNCassavetes/status/1163279121847222272 https://twitter.com/jtLOL/status/1163428604581220354 https://twitter.com/RedTails944/status/1163305483018465281 https://twitter.com/NeilAxelrod/status/1163309474125361152 https://twitter.com/belleofva/status/1163227272930873345 Seems Mayor Wheeler is just a tad bit out of touch with what’s happening in his city. Homelessness, massive violence and rioting, civil unrest. Hardly seems like an ideal time to post a picture of a peaceful stroll through the city. It’s like Nero watching Rome burn and playing the fiddle. The city could definitely use new leadership, perhaps someone with a more sensible approach to dealing with this sort of thing?

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